Marvellous New Railway Bridge 1928

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Item title reads - Marvellous new railway bridge aptly described "the steel arched hand of Newcastle stretching across Father Tyne to grasp Gateshead's outstretched hand" is rapidly approaching completion. Newcastle-on-Tyne, Tyneside.

L/S as the camera pans across the two halves of the bridge...



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01:51:03:00 / 01:52:24:00
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